The mental health of Australia's HCPs has been under the microscope more than ever recently. Dr Steven Sommer addresses the nature of stress in the medical sphere, and offers some insight on how he deals with the stresses of work and life.
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Dr Joe Kosterich examines the increasing incidence of Cow's Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA), what to look out for and the role of the specialist and GP in reducing the morbidity associated with CMPA.
Dr James Best stresses the importance of early intervention, support and guidance in autism, and reflects on his life-changing journey to Africa with his son Sam, diagnosed with autism at the age of 3.
Dr Allan Shell sits down to pen his thoughts on dementia in general practice, and how you can help promote quality of life, rather than just longevity of life, in your older patients.
GP Registrar Georgia Frew shares her fears, frustrations and self discoveries on the path to becoming a part of the future of healthcare.
Painaustralia CEO Carol Bennett addresses a fundamental health issue impacting the quality of life for millions of Australians, and implores GPs and allied health professionals to better equip themselves to manage chronic pain in an aged care setting in particular.
''Mother knows best'' - a familiar phrase and the basis of this piece exploring the importance of taking parental concern into consideration when presented with developmental delay, an identifier for Fragile X syndrome.
Project managers, GPs, or both? Dr John Crimmins shares his thoughts on the prime role GPs play in our health system as multidisciplinary coordinators of patient care.